Chapter    1

Introduction to Android Wearables: Concepts, Types, and Material Design

Welcome to the Pro Android Wearables book! This book will show you how to develop Android Studio applications for those Android devices that are outside your normal smartphones and tablets. This book also includes Android development for devices that can be worn on your person, which is why these Android devices are commonly called “wearables.”

If you are looking to develop for Android appliances, such as iTV sets, 4K iTV, game consoles, robots, or other appliances, then the book you want is the Pro Android IoT (Apress, 2016) book. That title covers development for Android devices known as “Internet of Things,” which include devices that are not worn on your ...

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